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Narrow Chest (Overview)

Narrow chest is a clinical finding where the diameter of the chest from left to right at the level of the nipples is less than normal for age, weight, and height.


Narrow Chest (Overview)

Narrow chest is a clinical finding where the diameter of the chest from left to right at the level of the nipples is less than normal for age, weight, and height.


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How can I fix a narrow chest and shoulders at 17?

How can I fix a narrow chest and shoulders at 17?

Perhaps bodybuilding: It is hard to be specific without seeing you and performing an exam. But if there is not a skeletal deformity and your chest and shoulder appearance is narrow perhaps bodybuilding and added muscle mass will improve your appearance. ...Read more

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It feels like something is stuck on the right side of my chest it don't hurt to breath or take a deep breath. How do I get rid of it...?

It feels like something is stuck on the right side of my chest it don't hurt to breath or take a deep breath. How do I get rid of it...?

OMT: This is usually due to chest wall or rib/s malalignment ie it's a mechanical problem that's best remedied by osteopathic manipulation or chiropractic therapy -- i would also recommend a chest xray to rule out a tumor -. ...Read more

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How can I fix a narrow chest and shoulders at 17?

Perhaps bodybuilding: It is hard to be specific without seeing you and performing an exam. But if there is not a skeletal deformity and your chest and shoulder appearance is narrow perhaps bodybuilding and added muscle mass will improve your appearance. ...Read more

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Narrow chest and shoulders as 'scrunching' from pectus excavatum at 65. What can I do?

Narrow chest and shoulders as 'scrunching' from pectus excavatum at 65. What can I do?

Sternum; breathing;: An operation is a possibility but it is usually done in childhood. It might be of limited benefit and quite painful done now. ...Read more

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Symptoms of narrowed arteries in chest or chest aneurysm, what to do?

Symptoms of narrowed arteries in chest or chest aneurysm, what to do?

Need specifics: Symptoms of narrowed arteries in the heart is angina or chest pain. Aneurysm causes symptoms depending on the size. Medical or surgical treatment depending on the severity. Consult doctor. ...Read more

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My body is'nt propotional as a male body - wider chest/hips, narrow waist (short lower ribs). Any exercises to expand lower ribs for rectangular body?

My body is'nt propotional as a male body - wider chest/hips, narrow waist (short lower ribs). Any exercises to expand lower ribs for rectangular body?

You would be better: Helped by working out and adding muscle and letting go of extra fat. Every body is different. Try to accept yours. People like you for who you are, not for the shape of your trunk. If they don't, it's their loss. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of narrowed arteries in your chest or near your heart?

What are symptoms of narrowed arteries in your chest or near your heart?

Myocardial ischemia: When the heart muscle can't get enough blood flow to supply its needs we call that ischemia. Narrowed arteries, anemia, overgrown muscle and other things can cause it. Chest pain, weakened heart muscle, rhythm problems and other abnormalities may result. It is treated by a combination of therapies. ...Read more

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Why can I hear my heart's valvular sounds so easily but I can't hear other family members' heart sound. Is it age-related? Or my chest cliff is narrow

Why can I hear my heart's valvular sounds so easily but I can't hear other family members' heart sound. Is it age-related? Or my chest cliff is narrow

Auscultation: since you seem very interested in auscultation, look at this site but realize you don't have the training to understand it all...... https://www.med.ucla.edu/wilkes/intro.html ...Read more